Crocosmia

'Jupiter'

£5.50

Pot Size : 9cm

'Jupiter' as often overlooked amongst the many other orange varieties of Crocosmia but should earn a place in more gardens. It's arching stems bear large and open golden-yellow flowers. The petals are deeper orange around the edge. and there is a soft- yellow flush at the centre of the flower with reddish markings in the lower five petals, looking rather like tadpoles swimming towards the centre. The green leaves are pleasantly pleated.

Height 100-110cm (42-44")
Spread 45cm (18")
Flowering Period Mid-Late Summer
Hardiness Normally hardy provided soil is well-drained and " mulch is applied in autumn
Position Full sun or part-shade
Soil Most soils but not too dry
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